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Species Helcystogramma badia - Hodges#2263

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Dichomeridinae
Genus Helcystogramma
Species badia (Helcystogramma badia - Hodges#2263)
Hodges Number
2263
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Helcystogramma badia (Braun, 1921)
Brachmia badia Braun 1921 (1)
Numbers
The genus Helcystogramma includes nine species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) report the forewing length as 6-7.5 mm. (2)
Braun (1921) listed the wingspan as 16 mm. (1)
Identification
The original description as Brachmia badia Braun, is available in the print references below.
Range
California to Utah. (3)
Holotype from Fredalba, California, August 13, collected by G. R. Pilate. (4), (1)
Season
The adults are most common from July to August. (5)
Remarks
Powell & Opler (2009) refer to the species as Helcystogramma badium. (4)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Braun, A. 1921. Notes on Microlepidoptera with descriptions of new species. Entomological News, and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 32: 12. (1)
Hodges, R.W., 1986. The Moths of North America. Fascicle 7.1: 128, plate 3.30. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 102, pl. 10.27. (2)
Works Cited
1.Notes on Microlepidoptera with descriptions of new species.
Annette F. Braun. 1921. Entomological news, and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 32: 8-18.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.Essig Museum of Entomology, California Moth Species List
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico: Fascicle 7.1, Revision of North American Gelechiidae family and...
Hodges, R. W. 1986. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems